Friday, 19 July 2019

Cricket

World Cup hero wants India to visit Pakistan

NEW DELHI: Former fast bowler and World Cup hero of Pakistan, express disappointment over the absence of Indian cricketers in the upcoming South Africa T20 Global League. “There is traditional rivalry between the two countries when it comes to cricket. Matches between India and Pakistan, along with Ashes can lift ...

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Will play against Pakistan even if I lose a leg, MS Dhoni

NEW DELHI: There is no doubt that MS Dhoni is the most dedicated player in Team India. Everyone from head coach Ravi Shastri to fielding coach R Sridhar has mentioned that Dhoni leaves no stone unturned when it comes to getting ready for a new game. Ahead of the 3rd ...

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Pat Cummins gives Australia hope after dark day in Dhaka

DHAKA: The first Test in Dhaka has shown that as long as Australia have Pat Cummins spearheading the attack, they will present a formidable force in the home Ashes summer. There is a certain irony to the fact that after years of injury setbacks, Cummins is the only member of ...

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South Africa’s T20 Global League announces final team squads

CAPE TOWN: In a defining moment for South Africa`s inaugural edition of T20 Global League, the Main Player Draft was held in Cape Townon Sunday, with 32 international players and 96 local players picked by the various franchises. With big names lining up to play and coach in the tournament, ...

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Root leads England rally against Windies

LEEDS:  England captain threatened to make the West Indies pay for giving him another reprieve in the second Test at Headingley after opposing skipper Jason Holder starred with both bat and ball. England were 171 for three in their second innings at stumps on Sunday’s third day, a lead of ...

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India beat Sri Lanka to clinch ODI series

PALLEKELE: Rohit Sharma once again showed his class in the limited overs format with a stylish unbeaten 124 as India took an unassailable 3-0 lead with a six-wicket victory in the third ODI, which was marred by unruly crowd behaviour. Sensing another meek surrender from the home team, the crowd ...

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Lorgat delighted on international cricket return to Pakistan

CAPE TOWN: While expressing delight on the return of international cricket to Pakistan, Cricket South Africa (CSA) Chief Executive Haroon Lorgat said that regaining the milestone of the visit of an international team was a crucial step in completely reviving international cricket in the country. Five players will represent the ...

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West Indies pile pressure on England

LONDON: West Indies added 98 runs to their overnight total to lead England by 169 runs in an action-packed morning on the third day of the second test at Headingley on Sunday. The visitors were eventually dismissed for 427 to leave England facing a testing afternoon as they try to ...

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Aussie spinners strike after Shakib, Tamim fifties

DHAKA: Shakib Al Hasan and Tamim Iqbal hit half-centuries for Bangladesh in their landmark 50th Test before Australian spinners struck back on the first day of the opening Test in Dhaka on Sunday. Nathan Lyon dismissed Shakib for 84 runs at the stroke of tea as the hosts reached 190-5 ...

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